700 7th St.
Slaton, TX 79364
Principal: Twilla Rex
Feeds: Slaton Junior High School
Excellence Indicator System report.
Built in the 1940s, Stephen F. Austin
Elementary School has seen several renovations and construction projects completed
since its inception, including the addition of a Parenting Center -- complete
with washer and dryer -- and a recently completed outdoor track.
boasts a spacious library, a media center and a gymnasium.
have computers, and a computer instruction lab is equipped with 25 computers --
all connected to the Internet.
One advantage of having networked computers
is that students can study for the Texas Assessment of Academic Skills test using
the "Achiever" series of Brainchild Software.
The school's new computers were
purchased with the aid of the Telecommunications Infrastructure Fund grant, a
non-competitive grant for public schools that allows eligible institutions to
buy automation software, computer workstations, printers, scanners and more.
The playground includes a new track, a basketball court, exercise equipment, and
special equipment designed for disabled students.
are well attended, and parents are actively involved their children's education,
a school official said.
Each year, the school celebrates diversity among students,
hosting special assemblies during Black History Month and Cinco de Mayo. In addition,
various cultures are highlighted during the annual Christmas holiday program.
A Character Counts program, which encourages honesty and civic responsibility,
is an important component of the school's curriculum, an official said.
F. Austin Elementary School boasts of its excellent choir, composed of about 35
fourth and fifth graders who perform regularly during school assemblies and community
Stephen F. Austin students participate in University Interscholastic
League competitions. The school sent 60 students to such competitions this year.
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a complete look at the state's report card for Stephen F.
Austin Elementary School click here.